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Sunday Film Club/The New Iranian Cinema

Event Type: Films
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 2/23/2014
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 4:30 PM
Description:
 We conclude the Winter film series with the documentary, This is not a Film. In 2011, Jafar Panahi, the award winning Iranian director, was under house arrest for a month while appealing his sentence –six years in prison and a 20 year ban from filmmaking. In defiance of the ban he decided to document his days and share it with the rest of the world. The result is This is Not a Film, a clandestine documentary, shot partially on an iPhone and smuggled out of Iran in time for submission to Cannes Film Festival. Steve Hunt will introduce the film and will follow with a discussion after the movie.

2011 75 min Not Rated

Related DVD: Letters From Tehran
Library: Tremont Road - Main Library    Map
Location: Friends Theater